The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This is a part-time 14-hours per week, unpaid telecommuting internship. The internship is 4-months and responsible for leading public and political outreach in the state and district assigned to.
- Meet with members of Congress and/or Congressional staffers in your State and District. - Represent The Borgen Project at various business, political and community events. - Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets. - Mobilize individuals to contact their members of Congress in support of key poverty-reduction legislation. - As needed, speak to groups, classes and organizations. - Write letters of support for key programs to political leaders, media and other groups.
Qualifications: -Outstanding writing skills. - Self-starter who can produce great results with limited supervision. - Strong oral communication skills and ability to lead meetings and give speeches.